Week 2023


Alain Lagacé

Director General, Budget, Cost and Investment Management, Public Services and Procurement Canada

November 23, 2022 | 1:40 pm - 2:40 pm

A Progressive Approach to Managing Investments in the Public Service

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Alain is currently the Director General, Budget, Cost and Investment Management in the Finance Branch at PSPC. His sector is responsible for departmental budget, cost, revenue and investment management functions. Over the last 5 years, Alain has led and been directly involved in transformational initiatives at PSPC, such as Capital Assets Way Forward and Accrual Budgeting Initiative, that will change the way the department plans, manages and spends its funding.

He joined the department in April 2017 as Director, Corporate Financial Management and Reporting (CFMR).  His team was in charge of the production of departmental external financial reports required by central agencies, such as departmental financial statements and Public Accounts. From September 2019 to January 2021, Alain was the Senior Director, Budget Management where he oversaw the federal budget, internal financial reporting and budget allocation processes.

Prior to joining PSPC, Alain spent 10 years in various positions in financial management at the department of Fisheries and Oceans, the last being A/Director, Materiel and Procurement Services and 4 years in the private sector.  He’s been a member of CPA Canada since 2008, is a graduate of the University of Ottawa.

Alain Lagacé